Foreign Affairs Minister, Olugbenga Ashiru, Defense Minister, Murtala Shehu Yar'Adua, and the rest the Nigerian delegation was impressed.
Defense Minister, Yar'Adua pointed to Foreign Minister Ashiru, to pass him the Specifications for the Xian JH-7A .
Then he looked over to one of the Nigerian Air Force Generals, what do you think, The Nigerian Air Force General, nodded in approval as the JH-7A pass over head. Defense Minister, Yar'Adua scribed a quick note and passed it to the lead Nigerian Air Force General.
The Nigerian Air Force General, looked over the note, then scribed a quick note himself then passed it back to Defense Minister, Yar'Adua.
Defense Minister, Yar'Adua then turned to People's Republic of China Foreign Minister ,Jiechi.
Foreign Minister Jiechi, My Generals are vary impressed with the JH-7A it has a vary good payload for a Fighter-bomber we may start with in order of 12 and maybe 12 more in the future to outfit a close air support squadron. But before we talk about the price of such in order, we would like to no about the ZBD-08 IFV and how it differs form the ZBD-97 IFV? and what's the going price for the ZBD-08 IFV and JH-7A individually?
When Defense Minister, Yar'Adua was done speeking Foreign Minister Jiechi, added most of are procurement funds are alrady allacated to combat the northern insurgency, for 2013 but for 2014 we will have around 1.1 billion for procurement, so any orders placed today will have to be with credit to be paid back in 2014.